Today's News

  • Fourteen seminarians declare candidacy at Saint Meinrad

    ST. MEINRAD – Fourteen seminarians studying at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology were accepted as candidates for the priesthood Nov. 6 by the Rev. Timothy Doherty, bishop of the Diocese of Lafayette.

  • Church News, Dec. 1

    Little Pigeon to host gospel sing Saturday
    LAMAR – Little Pigeon Baptist Church, off Indiana 245 near Lamar, will host a gospel sing at 7 p.m.Saturday.
    The Woodsman Quartet will be the special guests.
    Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend.

  • Community Events, Dec. 1

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

  • Twilight Towers open house Sunday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Housing Authority will host an open house Sunday celebrating a new addition to the dining room at Twilight Towers.
    The open house will be from 1 to 3 p.m. in the new dining room.
    At 3 p.m., there will be musical entertainment by Crosswinds. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Dad Day at South Perry Head Start

    Students of South Perry Head Start Classroom 1 took a field trip to Mulzer Crushed Stone Inc. for Dads Day in October. Students were able to see where Mulzer digs for stone, how they transport it and the workers also talked to students about what they and others can do with the stone. Pictured here are Justeena Bennett and her father, Jason Ambrose, painting her pet rock from the trip.

  • Local woman graduates cosmetology school

    TELL CITY – Shasta Faye Simpson of Tell City recently graduated from Regency Beauty Institute, a private school of cosmetology in Evansville, after passing a state test.

    She was offered a position as a cosmetologist at a Paul Mitchell Salon in Wisconsin and at Impulse Studio and Day Spa in Newburgh.
    However, Simpson has hopes of being offered a position in her hometown, Tell City.
    She is a 2004 graduate of Tell City High School and is the daughter of Linda S. and Charles R. Simpson of Tell City.

  • May completes basic training

    CANNELTON – Pvt. Shy’Leah A. May entered the United States Army May 30 and recently completed her basic training at Fort Sill, Okla., where she was the only female promoted in her platoon.

  • Birth announcements, Dec. 1

    Caden Eric Smith
    Megan Smith and Justin Smith announce the birth of their son, Caden Eric Smith, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at St. Mary’s in Evansville.
    The infant weighed 2 pounds and 13.6 ounces and was 161⁄4 inches long.
    Maternal grandparents are Robert and Mary Smith of Rockport. Paternal grandparents are John and Sherri Smith of Grandview.
    Maternal great-grandparents are Kathy Marchand of Tell City. Paternal great-grandparents are Harold and Carol Stillwell of Grandview.

  • Harold and Carolyn Craddock

    Harold and Carolyn Craddock of Tell City plan to celebrate their 50th anniversary Dec. 16, 2011, with a family dinner.

    Mr. Craddock and the former Carolyn Seibert were married in the parsonage of Lilly Dale Church of Christ Dec. 9, 1961, with Curt and Dorothy Cronin as their attendants.
    The couple are the parents of a daughter, Kimberlen Starks and her husband, Bill. They also have two grandsons, Jordan and Matthew.

  • UPDATE: Koch's attorney says he denies allegations

    UPDATE, Nov. 29: Koch’s attorney, John Wetherill of Rockport, offered a statement Tuesday morning. He said Koch denies the allegations of wrongdoing.